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How Technology Has Changed Hari Raya From 10 Years Ago

This year’s Hari Raya celebration is a special one: we can finally head back to our hometowns without restrictions. Thanks to the advancement of technology over the years, celebrating Raya is not quite the same as it was, say, 10 years ago.

Over the past couple of weeks, we noticed just how much technology has changed our Raya celebration; for the better, naturally. From staying connected to loved ones and enjoying streaming services with our family uninterrupted, it is more important than ever to have reliable internet connectivity.

Take, for example, getting in touch with distant relatives who can’t quite make it back to the hometown on time for Raya – we know how bad the balik kampung traffic jams are. 10 years ago, we can only contact them through voice call, but it’s very easy now to make a video call instead with high-speed mobile internet.

Raya entertainment have also changed over the years. Back in the days – okay, it’s not quite that long ago – we’ll usually head out to a cinema nearby to watch some Raya movies. Well, with the slew of streaming services available now (such as Netflix and iQiyi), it’s easier than ever to just stream movies or shows from the comfort of your own home! Mobile gaming has also become more popular.

Of course, that’s assuming you’ve got fast enough internet (and quota) to stream seamlessly. In this day and age, it’s really important to have reliable internet service. Imagine when your relatives invite you to a game of PUBG Mobile or Mobile Legends; you wouldn’t want slow internet to negatively affect your gameplay experience.

Speaking of which, mobile internet quota has also gotten much more generous compared to 10 years ago, especially when you need to rely solely on mobile internet back in your hometown. We definitely do not miss running out of quota whenever we balik kampung now.

Can you imagine not being able to post about your Raya celebration (and OOTD) on social media because you’ve used up your internet quota? Or not being able to send a picture of this one amazing lemang stall you’ve found to your family’s WhatsApp chat?

It’s no exaggeration to say that fast, reliable internet connectivity – with enough internet quota to boot – is important for today’s Raya celebration as well as our daily lives in general. If you’re looking for a new mobile internet pass, Celcom Xpax Unlimited is just the one to get.

One of the best features of Xpax Unlimited is the 2x quota of uncapped speed internet for smooth streaming, lag-free gaming, crystal clear calls, and faster online experience! Depending on which pass you get, you can get up to 20GB of additional high-speed internet quota. You can also enjoy unlimited internet to stay connected to family and friends for all 30 days of Raya!

If you’re feeling generous, Xpax Unlimited also provide up to 6GB hotspot to share your mobile internet with your loved ones this Raya; everyone can post their OOTD on social media. On top of that, you also get free six months of iQiyi VIP access to stream the latest dramas on the platform!

To further sweeten the deal, Xpax Unlimited users can get exclusive rewards too from FoodPanda, Zalora, Petronas, Texas Chicken, ShopBack, and many more. Whether you’re preparing dinner for a festive feast or want to do some Raya shopping, these rewards will sure come in handy.

Keen to sign up for Celcom Xpax Unlimited? You can do so right here. Switch now to continue your Raya celebration without worrying about internet quota!

Disclosure: This article is sponsored by Celcom.

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